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Pilaf is usually made with rice plus nuts, fruit, vegetables or even meat. In this version we use couscous instead of rice, so it's nearly instant, and add a sweet accent of orange and currants.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2008


Recipe Summary

25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add cauliflower and salt; cook, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes. Add broth, orange zest, juice and currants; bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in couscous and scallions. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, until the liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.


Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup
144 calories; protein 5.6g; carbohydrates 26.8g; dietary fiber 5g; sugars 7.2g; fat 2.8g; saturated fat 0.4g; vitamin a iu 109.5IU; vitamin c 48.6mg; folate 58.5mcg; calcium 40.5mg; iron 1.4mg; magnesium 18.4mg; potassium 377.7mg; sodium 290.5mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat